Clapton Enlists Paul McCartney, JJ Cale, Steve Winwood On New Album
The album will feature special guests including Paul McCartney, JJ Cale, Steve Winwood, Chaka Khan, and Jim Keltner.
"Old Sock" will features Clapton's interpretations of some of his favorite songs as well as two new original songs "Every Little Thing" and "Gotta Get Over."
The bulk of the album is made up of Clapton's new versions of songs from Leadbelly, J.J. Cale, Peter Tosh, George Gershwin, Hank Snow, Gary Moore and Taj Mahal.
Old Sock was produced by Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley and Simon Climie and Clapton will be releasing the effort, his 21st studio album, through his new label Bushbranch.
Clapton enlisted longtime collaborators Steve Gadd (drums), Willie Weeks (bass) and Chris Stainton (keyboards) for the recordings.
JJ Cale provides backing vocals and guitar on the track "Angel", Chaka Khan is backing vocalist for "Get On Over," Steve Winwood plays Hammond B3 Organ on "Still Got The Blues," Paul McCartney adds bass and vocals to "All of Me," and Jim Keltner plays drums on "Our Love is Here To Stay".